BLACKBERRY KEYONE FEATURES,SPECS & PRICE IN NIGERIA

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Smartphone giant blackberry are back again this time with the introduction of their new phone called the “BLACKBERRY KEYone”.For blackberry fans who loved the original old bold fashion you would definitely love this new phone.

Now with BlackBerry hardware in the hands of TCL, the company behind Alcatel phones, BlackBerry has an opportunity to wow buyers with something unique. Sporting a physical keyboard, solid design, and a slew of BlackBerry’s built-in security features, the KEYone is the best phone for you.

DESIGN

The physical keyboard back and is the first BlackBerry handset to do since 2015’s Priv. This one is called a Smart Keyboard. The back of the phone has a rubbery grip material that hardcore BlackBerry keyboard fans will approve of ,the handset never feels like it’s going to slide out of your hands, plus the slim form means you can use it one-handed with relative ease.

The KEYone measures 149.1 x 72.4 x 9.4 mm  and the body of the KEYone feels remarkably solid, with a sturdy aluminum frame, high-quality-feeling textured faux-leather back, and has a tasteful, professional look.

 

DISPLAY AND CAMERA

The screen is an IPS LCD with a resolution of 1620 x 1080 and 434ppi and uses Gorilla Glass 4, it’s not as pixel-dense as a Quad HD screen, but it’s certainly sharp enough for enjoying YouTube videos and playing games.

TCL also does a nice job with screen brightness, and while the manual mode tops out a little bit short of what we like to see from our phones, the auto-brightness mode has a much higher maximum output.

Just above the display is the 8Mp front facing camera, while the lens on the rear is a 12Mp with the same sensor as the Google Pixel.

HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE

The blackberry keyone  will come with 3GB of RAM, and the phone’s powered by the mid-range Snapdragon 625 processor. 32 GB is the only built-in storage option available here, but if that isn’t enough for you, expandable storage via microSD is possible for up to an additional 2 TB.

The KEYone runs Android 7.1 Nougat but, like always, BlackBerry has loaded the phone with a wealth of custom features. You have access to all of the Google Play Store apps, plus a few enterprise-focused programs and interface tweaks.

BlackBerry Hub replaces the main SMS app and offers a single-pane-of-glass way for users to view and manage incoming messages and notifications from multiple applications.

There’s also the DTEK By BlackBerry app, which monitors your device security by continually performing a safety check. It scans every app you install for malware, and recommends certain steps to keep your device safe.

OTHER FEATURES

The bottom has a mic, a mono bottom-facing speaker that is impressively loud for speakerphone use, and a USB-C port. The look is rounded off with the nice touches of permanent capacitive navigation buttons and a fingerprint sensor in the spacebar key that works very well.

The top houses a 3.5mm headphone jack,in addition connectivity features include Bluetooth 4.2 (LE), NFC, and even an FM radio.

BATTERY

In the area of battery the phone comes with a massive 3,505mAh battery which benefits from the Qualcomm’s QuickCharge 3.0 fast charging and a special “boost” mode that can bring the phone from 0 to 50 percent charged in as little as 36 minutes.

SPECIFICATION

  • Display:4.5-inch; 1,620×1,080 pixels
  • Pixel density:434ppi
  • Dimensions (Inches):5.9×2.9x.37 in
  • Dimensions (Millimeters):150x74x9.4 mm
  • Weight (Ounces, Grams):6.3 oz; 180g
  • Mobile software:Android 7.1 Nougat
  • Camera:12-megapixel
  • Front-facing camera:8-megapixel
  • Video capture:1080p
  • Processor:2GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
  • Storage:32GB
  • RAM:3GB
  • Expandable storage:Up to 2TB
  • Battery:3,505mAh battery
  • Fingerprint sensor:Space bar
  • Connector:USB-C
  • Special features:Physical keyboard, BlackBerry security software

PRICE AND AVAILABILITY

The Blackberry Keyone is not yet available in Nigeria,when available you can get it at any of the online stores.The Blackberry Keyone will be sold in the US for $549 and will be available on May 31 2017 on GSM and CDMA networks.

The BlackBerry KeyOne is now available in the UK, having launched exclusively at Selfridges on 27 April and it will be sold for £499.

Explore various models of blackberry  Mobile Phones on konga.com and jumia.com.ng from ₦50,000 and enjoy the best prices, great customer experience and fast delivery service nationwide.

 

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